Baton Rouge Advocate


The Advocate, Baton Rouge's newspaper, fought floods to get the news out

The night the storm hit, before the water poured in and left her home destroyed and her two cats missing, Vicki Ferstel emailed a friend who lived close to the Mississippi River. If you need shelter, she said, come on over. "That's how unprepared we all were for it," said Ferstel, night metro editor at The Advocate in Baton Rouge. Read More
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